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All articles by Philip Eveson

Philip Eveson is a former Principal of the London Theological Seminary (LTS) and was one of the four original faculty members. The subjects he has taught at LTS have included the Biblical Languages, Exegesis and Theology and preaching the Old Testament. He has pastored churches in South Wales and London and travelled worldwide lecturing and preaching. Though retired he is active in preaching and writing, and entertaining his four grandchildren. His commentaries on Genesis (2001) and Leviticus (2007) are published by EP in the Welwyn Commentary Series and he is the author of the EP Bitesize Biography of Matthew Henry.

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News

February 2018
News > People > Obituaries

Rev. J. Glyn Owen (1919-2017)

Rev. Glyn Owen was my minister during the formative years of my life. He and his wife Prudence were also very supportive of my dad and me when my mum died of cancer. Arguably, the first Evangelical Movement of Wales (EMW) English youth camp was started when Mr Owen sent a group of us…

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Historical

July 2014
Articles > Historical

Matthew Henry

June 2014 is the 300th anniversary of Matthew Henry’s death. In this extract from Philip Eveson’s Bitesize Biography, we are reminded that this Puritan, whose Bible commentary has had a profound and lasting impact on many Christians, faced the normal ‘ups’ and ‘downs’ of pastoral ministry. Matthew Henry lived at a time when there…

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The King James Bible

Historical

June 2011
Articles > Historical

The King James Bible

The King James Bible   At a time when many in the evangelical world have abandoned the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible — or Authorised Version, as it is called in Britain — we find radio and television documentaries, newspaper articles and special exhibitions waxing eloquent in praise of this seventeenth century…

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Gospel ministry in the 21st century

News

March 2007
News

Gospel ministry in the 21st century

These are exciting days for the London Theological Seminary (LTS). A new principal has already been announced to take over in September 2008 and the trustees of the premises have plans for building a new library to house the fine collection of books that the seminary possesses. LTS was established 30 years ago by…

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The cutting edge-An occasional series on doctrinal issues today

Article

June 2004
Articles > Biblical/theological

The cutting edge-An occasional series on doctrinal issues today

The new bishop of Durham, N. T. Wright, unlike the infamous Bishop Jenkins who once occupied that prestigious post, is no liberal Anglican. He is an internationally respected scholar who actually believes in the bodily resurrection of Jesus. Nevertheless, Tom Wright has become something of a controversial figure in conservative evangelical circles over the…

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Article

September 2002
Articles > Guest column

Guest Column: Gripped by the gospel

Many things grip us in life. It may be a football match, a tennis tournament or a tragic incident displayed on the television. We might be gripped by a song or a stunning building. A proud mum and dad bring their newborn baby to church for the first time. It naturally grabs our attention.…

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Article

August 2002
Articles > Guest column

Guest Column – Godliness in working clothes

'Godliness' sounds very old-fashioned, and modern translators find great difficulty in providing a suitable alternative. 'Religion', 'reverence' and 'piety' are often substituted but none of these synonyms adequately reflects the meaning. Among the pagans of New Testament times 'godliness' meant what people think of today when they speak of 'religion'. But when Peter and…

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